This Sunday is Gaudete Sunday–third Sunday in Advent when we light the rose colored candle and wear rose colored vestments. It’s all about rejoicing. Here is my latest article for Aleteia which notices that Gaudete Sunday links with Evangelii Gaudium–the Evangelize with joy.
“Not pink. Rose,” I remind the altar boys as I vest for Mass. “Barbie girls wears pink. Real men wear rose.” That’s the color of the vestments and the color of the Advent candle for the third Sunday in Advent — Gaudete Sunday.